U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine’s Brownsville Marine Unit recently conducted a waterborne rescue of two kayakers near the jetties in the South Padre Island area after their kayak had overturned.
Effective as of June 12th, the City of Brownsville is enacting new parking fees for all downtown parking meters to help stimulate downtown shopping. Additionally, only quarters and dimes will be accepted.
OmniTRAX, one of the largest privately held rail service companies in North America, will manage and operate the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railroad, a short line railway based in Brownsville, TX.
The University of Texas at Brownsville has pushed back class times today due to campus experiencing a power outage.
Due to the outages, classes in Main and Sabal Hall will begin at 11 a.m. today for students and staff.
The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 17 to gather public input in development of a Hazard Mitigation Action Plan for the Brownsville Public Utilities Board and the City of Brownsville.